Saturday, January 15, 2005

About The Custom of the Country

Edith Wharton was a keen critic of people. The principles of Aesthetic Realism explain how her work can be useful to us. In a paper for an Aesthetic Realism seminar I describe this through a discussion of Undine Spragg in The Custom of the Country, and say what I've learned about how to be intelligent about love and marriage through my study of Aesthetic Realism. Here's a link to that paper:'> "What's Real Intelligence about the World and Ourselves?"